Signed first edition of March to Quebec: Journals of the Members of Arnold’s Expedition compiled and annotated by Kenneth Roberts.
Octavo, xiv, 657pp. Red cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page with no additional printings listed on page with bibliographical note. Solid text block, faint offsetting to endpapers, a near fine example. In publisher’s dust jacket, price-clipped, small tape remnant along bottom edge of verso, a very good example. Signed by the author on his personal bookplate affixed to front free endpaper: “For Charles L. Miller Jr. / with all good wishes / Kenneth Roberts.”
Kenneth Roberts was a historical fiction writer who won a Pulitzer Prize Special Citation in 1957 for his novels focusing on early American history. March to Quebec features many of the journals kept by Benedict Arnold and his fellow men in the American Revolution. It is the basis for some of Roberts’ more popular novels.